Thirty-eight percent of California voters are expected to cast their ballots today. We'll turn to KXJZ News and area registrars for updates on turnout and other news during voting hours. Citrus Heights resident Mary Youngblood won a 2003 GRAMMY for Best Native American Music Album with her CD "Beneath the Raven Moon". Her newest CD, "Dance With The Wind", has just been released. Hear Youngblood play her flute live on today's Insight. Elk Grove percussionist Michael Bayard... Topics: Election day, Mary Youngblood, local grammy winner, KXJZ, Sacramento Public Radio
Employers have a surprising amount of information at their fingertips about the people who work for them, and the people who want to work for them. Experts tell you how access to public records benefits the workplace, and where employers should draw the line. Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore tells you about global warming and offers policymakers advice that breaks with many environmentalists. Topics: Employee privacy, Global warming, KXJZ, Sacramento Public Radio
The history of California's aggressive eugenic sterilization program is revealed in a new exhibit at Sacramento State. Host Jeffrey Callison speaks with University of Virginia Professor Paul Lombardo, an expert on California eugenics, and the exhibit's designer, UC Davis Associate Professor Kathryn Sylva. An award winning, autobiographical play that tells of one man's struggle to step out of his father's shadow, comes to the Sacramento area. Actor Michael Philip Edwards joins Jeffrey to talk... Topics: Eugenic sterilization, Paul Lombardo, Kathryn Sylva, Runt, KXJZ, Sacramento public radio
The Davis Senior High School Madrigal singers are about to compete in an important festival: the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in Wales. Then they'll tour parts of Europe. The chorus sings live for you today. Did you know the 2005 U.S. Banjo Bluegrass Champion is from our area? You'll hear Brian Anderson play his banjo in studio on today's Insight. Topics: Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, Davis High, Banjo champion, Brian Anderson, kxjz,...
Today on Insight, you’ll hear Rebecca Plack, a soprano who studies historical changes in the way people sing. Japanese Taiko drum group Shidara is coming to Sacramento this weekend. You’ll hear them perform and you’ll meet a local woman who trains and plays with the group. Topics: Rebecca Plack, singing, Taiko, Shidara, KXJZ, Insight, Sacramento public radio
Rancho Cordova-based Vision Service Plan dispatched mobile vision clinics to Louisiana to aid victims of Hurricane Katrina. Today you'll meet an eye doctor and a city councilman from New Orleans. They are in Sacramento to recognize VSP for their service. Sacramento-raised essayist Richard Rodriguez talks with Jeffrey. You'll also hear singer-songwriter Hans York perform live. Topics: Hurricane Katrina, Vision clinics, Richard Rodriguez, KXJZ, Sacramento Public Radio